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This Orokin variation of the Ankyros is superior to its successor in every way.

The Ankyros Prime are the primed version of Ankyros, added in Update 12.4.

On February 9th, 2016, it was announced that Ankyros Prime would enter the Prime Vault and be retired from the reward tables on February 16th, 2016. Any preexisting components or fully-built weapons will remain as is.

Ankyros Prime along with Boar Prime, Dakra Prime, Mag Prime, Rhino Prime, and Boltor Prime were unvaulted on June 27th, 2017 to August 1st 2017.


Manufacturing Requirements
Credits64
15,000
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade
2
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt
2
OrokinCell64
10
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64 50
MarketIcon Market Price: Platinum64 N/A Blueprint2 Blueprints:N/A
Drop Locations
BlueprintLith B1 Common (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeBlade BladeAxi R1 Uncommon (V)
GenericWeaponPrimeHilt GauntletMeso M1 Common (V)
Lith/Meso/Neo/Axi refer to Void Relics
(V) Denotes Vaulted Void Relics
(B) Denotes Baro Ki'Teer Exclusive Void Relic

CharacteristicsEdit

This weapon deals primarily Impact b Impact damage.

Advantages:

  • High Impact b Impact damage – effective against shields.
  • High base attack speed.
  • Good status chance
  • High critical chance.
  • Reliable finisher damage and speed, can hit and kill multiple enemies.
  • Has great crowd-control capabilities:
    • Staggers on each hit;
    • Small knock-down AoE on ground slam;
  • Has two Madurai Pol polarities.
  • Stance slot has Unairu Pol polarity, matches Fracturing Wind stance.

Disadvantages:

  • Short range.
  • Each punch only hits one target, except for the ground slam AoE.

Comparisons:

  • Ankyros Prime, compared to Ankyros:
    • Higher base damage (38.0 vs. 30.0)
      • Higher Impact b Impact damage (26.6 vs. 21.0)
      • Higher Puncture b Puncture damage (5.7 vs. 4.5)
      • Higher Slash b Slash damage (5.7 vs. 4.5)
    • Higher status chance (15% vs. 10%)
    • Higher attack speed (1.25 vs. 1.17)
    • Different Stance Polarity (Unairu Pol vs. Vazarin Pol)
    • Different polarities (Madurai PolMadurai Pol vs. None)

Weapon LoadoutsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Ankyros Prime is the first Gauntlet melee weapon to be primed.
  • Compared to previous Prime weapons, the Ankyros and the Ankyros Prime have a much closer resemblance to each other -- their model geometry is nearly identical.

MediaEdit

  • Ankyros Prime Polarities.
  • Ankyros Prime
  • The Ankyros Prime

Ankyros Prime Skins

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